Houston Lake is a tiny city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 243 people and just one neighborhood, Houston Lake is the 481st largest community in Missouri.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Houston Lake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Houston Lake is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Houston Lake who work in sales jobs (15.95%), office and administrative support (15.34%) and management occupations (9.20%).
Of important note, Houston Lake is also a city of artists. Houston Lake has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Houston Lake’s character.
Also of interest is that Houston Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 20.50% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle